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Lung Injury Clinical Trials

A listing of Lung Injury medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (56) clinical trials

Systematic Assessment and Targeted Improvement of Services Following Yearlong Surgical Outcomes Surveys

The overarching purpose of SATISFY-SOS is to implement a rigorous process to assess short-term and intermediate-term outcomes of surgical and procedural patients who receive anesthesia services at Barnes-Jewish Hospital facilities, located in St. Louis, Missouri. Specifically, patients will be followed for major morbidity events, for mortality, and for quality of ...

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Implementation of Neuro Lung Protective Ventilation

Patients who experience lung injury are often placed on a ventilator to help them heal; however, if the ventilator volume settings are too high, it can cause additional lung injury. It is proven that using lower ventilator volume settings improves outcomes. In patients with acute brain injury, it is proven ...

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Measurement of Lung Elastance and Transpulmonary Pressure Using Two Different Methods (Lungbarometry)

Classically lung elastance and transpulmonary pressure are measured from the difference in tidal variations of airway pressure subtracted by tidal variations in esophageal pressure divided by the tidal volume (Method 1). This requires the presence of a esophageal balloon catheter which is cumbersome and costly. In this study values obtained ...

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Mechanical Ventilation in Severe Brain Injury: The Effect of Positive End Expiratory Pressure on Intracranial Pressure

The purpose of this study is to collect physiologic data from patients with severe brain injury who require mechanical ventilation in order to describe the impact of ventilation, specifically positive end expiratory pressure (PEEP), on intracranial pressure (ICP).

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RIPT Feasibility Trial

The risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is very high in trauma patients, secondary to tissue injury, venous status from immobilization, and thrombophilia. As such, early initiation of VTE prophylaxis is essential in this population. The competing risks of life threatening hemorrhage and VTE need to be considered very carefully. Potential ...

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Ultra Protective Ventilation During Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (UPV-ECMO)

Mechanical ventilation is the cornerstone of the critically-ill patients support, providing better gas exchange conditions while respiratory muscles rest. Providing this life-support technique may be harmful on the lung tissue, last decades research efforts were focused on minimizing the ventilator-induced lung injury (VILI). Knowledge regarding the mechanisms of this injury ...

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A Comparison of Dilute Versus Concentrated Heparin for CRRT Anticoagulation

Our study will compare two protocols using heparin for anticoagulation of the extra-corporeal circuit during CRRT. Study subjects will be recruited from patients started on continuous venovenous hemodialysis (CVVHD) in all intensive care units at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). Once enrolled, patients will be pragmatic cluster-randomized (by month of ...

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Physiological Response in Lung Transplant Recipients Undergoing Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist

Lung transplantation (LTx) is an important treatment option for select patients with end-stage pulmonary disease. Primary Graft Dysfunction (PGD) is the main cause of death; in the early period following LTx a protective ventilatory strategy (tidal volume - Vt of 6 mL/Kg + Positive End Expiratory Pressure) could potentially reduce ...

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Cardiovascular Biomarkers and Lung Edema in Severe Burns Patients

Burn injury leads to hypovolemic then distributive shock. Fluid resuscitation remains the cornerstone of initial treatment of burn shock. However, fluid rescucitation can lead to fluid overload, which manifests most notably as lung edema. The peptide NT-pro-BNP, a biomarker of cardiac congestion secreted by the myocardium, as well as plasma ...

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Early Detection and Staging of Endobronchial Lung and Pleural Cancer Airway Injury and Prostate Cancer

Optical coherence tomography is a non-invasive diagnostic technique that can provide information about tissue abnormalities, change in structure of an organ. This technique uses a near-infrared diode to emit light that can produce images of the specimen under investigation without causing damage or alterations.

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